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History of sociology. History of sociological theory

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  • Contemporary Social Theory - Second editionby Anthony Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In this comprehensive, stylish and accessible introduction to contemporary social theory, Anthony Elliott examines the major social theoretical traditions. The first edition set new standards for introductory textbooks, such was the far-reaching sweep of social theorists discussed ? including Theodor Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Michel Foucault, Jacques... more...

  • Harriet Martineauby Michael R. Hill; Susan Hoecker-Drysdale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The Essays in this volume explore the work of Harriet Martineau from a sociological perspective, highlighting her theoretical contributions in the areas of the sociology of labor, gender and political economy. The contributors each offer a contextual, theoretical and methodological assessment of her work beginning with the opportunities and challenges... more...

  • Bourdieu's Theory of Social Fieldsby Mathieu Hilgers; Eric Mangez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Bourdieu?s theory of social fields is one of his key contributions to social sciences and humanities. However, it has never been subjected to genuine critical examination. This book fills that gap and offers a clear and wide-ranging introduction to the theory. It includes a critical discussion of its methodology and relevance in different subject... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of European Sociologyby Sokratis Koniordos; Alexandros Kyrtsis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of European Sociology  explores the main aspects of the work and scholarship of European sociologists during the last sixty years (1950-2010), a period that has shaped the methods and identity of the sociological craft. European social theory has produced a vast constellation of theoretical landscapes with a far reaching... more...

  • The Sociology of Wilhelm Baldamusby Mark Erickson; Charles Turner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    The Sociology of Wilhelm Baldamus explores Baldamus’s concern that research should be underpinned by meticulous theoretical and conceptual work. It will be of interest to sociologists, social theorists, intellectual historians, and those working in the field of social science research methods. more...

  • Liquid Lifeby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    'Liquid life' is the kind of life commonly lived in our contemporary, liquid-modern society. Liquid life cannot stay on course, as liquid-modern society cannot keep its shape for long. Liquid life is a precarious life, lived under conditions of constant uncertainty. The most acute and stubborn worries that haunt this liquid life are the fears of being... more...

  • Zygmunt Baumanby Dennis Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95

    In this major new assessment of Zygmunt Bauman's work, Smith gives a clear introduction to this controversial and challenging sociologist. more...

  • Kommunikation und Kommunizierbarkeit von Wissenby Katrin Beckers

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 58.09

    Hauptbeschreibung Die erfolgreiche kommunikative Vermittlung und Aneignung von Wissen bildet eine zentrale Voraussetzung für die Bewältigung des beruflichen und privaten Alltags. In dieser interdisziplinären Studie wird den Fragen nachgegangen, wie sich der kommunikative Transfer von Wissen vollzieht und welche Parameter für eine gelingende Wissenskommunikation... more...

  • Soziologie Jg. 37 (2008) 2by Thilo Fehmel; Sylke Nissen; Georg Vobruba

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 17.33

    Die Zeitschrift »Soziologie« ist das offizielle Mitteilungsblatt der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS). Sie dient dem Informationsaustausch über die Arbeit in den Sektionen und Arbeitsgruppen innerhalb der DGS, fördert die Diskussion über die Entwicklung des Fachs und informiert über die Einbindung der deutschen Soziologie in ihren europäischen... more...

  • Soziologie Jg. 39 (2010) 1by Thilo Fehmel; Sylke Nissen; Georg Vobruba

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 17.33

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